Definition of Vulcan

1. Noun. (Roman mythology) god of fire and metal working; counterpart of Greek Hephaestus.

Category relationships: Roman Mythology
Generic synonyms: Roman Deity



Definition of Vulcan

1. n. The god of fire, who presided over the working of metals; -- answering to the Greek Hephæstus.

2. n. The god of fire, who presided over the working of metals; -- answering to the Greek Hephæstus.

Definition of Vulcan

1. Proper noun. (Roman god) The god of volcanoes and fire, especially the forge, also the patron of all craftsmen, principally blacksmiths. ¹

2. Proper noun. (astronomy historical) A hypothetical planet proposed to exist in an orbit between Mercury and the Sun in a 19th-century hypothesis. ¹

3. Proper noun. (slang pejorative) A person who seems to lack emotion or is overly analytical and boring. ¹

4. Proper noun. A town in southern Alberta, Canada. ¹

5. Proper noun. A fictional inhabited planet. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Vulcan

1. a blacksmith [n -S]

Medical Definition of Vulcan

1. The god of fire, who presided over the working of metals; answering to the Greek Hephaestus. Origin: L. Vulcanus, Volcanus: cf. Skr. Ulka a firebrand, meteor. Cf. Volcano. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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